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Super Science Facts: The Immune System

by Lydia Lukidis

Germs are everywhere you go! Some can make you very sick or even kill you. Your immune system is always working to stop them. But how does it do that? Learn about all the ways the immune system fights germs to keep you healthy.

Super Science Facts entertains readers in grades 5 to 12 with fun science facts and colorful images on every page that support reading comprehension. The minimal text format (1,700 to 2,000 words per book) introduces content vocabulary defined in context and repeated in a glossary.

Glossary: AIDS, antibody, antigen, autoimmune disorder, bone marrow, immune, lymph, lymph node, microbe, nutrients, organ, pathogen, phagocyte, plague, spleen, stem cells, symptom, thymus, tissue, vaccine, virus

Table of Contents:
What Is the Immune System?
Disease Discoveries
The Lymphatic System
Cells That Protect When the Body Fights Itself
Immunity in the Future

Other books in this series:
High Tech for the Human Body
Genetics
Life at the Extremes
Nature-Based Tech
A World Underground
Earth's Ice
Galaxies
Meteors and Meteorites
Precious Metals

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Reading Level

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Reading Level 3

Grades 5-12


Subject/Genre: Life Science

Ratings: Lexile: 680

Recommended Ages: 11–18

Pages: 48 pp., 5-1/2x8-1/2

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2340-5

Super Science Facts: The Immune System


$9.95

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Classroom Set: 5 books

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